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Jonah's On The Beach

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Cnr Shortland Esplanade & Zaara St,, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4929 5181
06:30 - 22:00
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Newcastle, Australia
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484 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 755 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had a spectacular breakfast at Jonah's. Amazing views of the ocean. Food was top quality. Staff were very helpful. Beautiful decor. Free parking downstairs (undercover). They cater well for vegetarians.

Thank b121
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While staying at Noah's my mother and I took our friends for dinner at Jonah's. The food was delicious, the view wonderful and the staff were fantastic.

Thank Linda A
Umina Beach, Australia
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73 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As close to the beach as you can be this buffet breakfast was excellent - something for everyone, fresh and yum! About $30 per person on a public holiday but worth it.

Thank Lorna M
Lithgow, Australia
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We devided to try the Buffet breakfast. It was a typical buffet the food was fresh and nicely presented. Staff friendly. The view was nice.

Thank kathglenn1
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The perfect venue for a romantic anniversary dinner. The view cannot be beaten, the staff are warm, fun and friendly without being intrusive, and the food is incredible! Thank you for a special evening.

Thank Kellie M
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best thing I had at Noah's was the bottled beer because they didn't make it. The only thing colder than the beer was the food. Nice view, nice staff. But over rated and well over priced............

2 Thank Scott P
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch today. I was served the worst meal ever. Others at the table agreed - but ate their food. I actually could not bring myself to swallow the disgusting food . Never again.

Thank John B
Newcastle, Australia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

11 years ago my husband and I had a wonderful meal/experience at Jonah's. The food was delicious and the service simply perfect. Unfortunately I cannot say the same after dinner there this week. The seafood chowder was the only dish we really enjoyed. The pork loin was cooked beautifully but everything else on the dish was underwhelming. My husband chose... More 

1 Thank Belinda R
Newcastle, Australia
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

We went to Jonahs last night and firstly we had The bruschetta which stated on the menu "balsamic glaze". The bruschetta came out and there was clearly none on there and when we questioned it we were told that there was balsamic vinegar in it. Not the same thing! The Beef Fillet was nice, but in all honesty the food... More 

Thank GreyPlane1
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Food was very tasty but felt was overpriced considering several nice restaurants within walking distance, that were more reasonably priced. Service and staff were very good but I think you pay for the view and as we were there for dinner and seated in the middle of the room, we had no view. A window table for lunch on a... More 

Thank canddsyd

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$32
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Shortland Esplanade & Zaara St,, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4929 5181
Relax and enjoy our magnificent ocean views... Jonah's On the Beach offers a food and beverage service of the highest calibre. We will cater to your needs to the level you require from a romantic dinner for two to parties, weddings and corporate functions. Open 7 Days for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner. Full Buffet Breakfast - $28.00 Per Person

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?